[2015] Esther Wong: The Golden Ratio

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[2015] Esther Wong: The Golden Ratio

What is the Golden Ratio?_?The Golden Ratio, also know as the Greek letter φ (phi), is a special number, 1.618... found by sectioning a line into a longer and a smaller part and then dividing the longer by the shorter. It is closely related to the Fibonacci sequence.

1) Divine Proportion2) Divine Section3) Golden mean4) Golden Section

ARCHITECTURE

HUMAN BODY PARTS

NATURE

ART

Other names for the Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio

By Esther Wong

What is it? Where is it found?

Where Can the Golden Ratio be found

FAST FACTThe Golden Ratio is likely to have been used by the Greeks in their architecture - that's why many of their famous buildings have designs based on the Fibonacci sequence

-Flower Petals-Seed heads -Pine Cones-Fruits and Veg-Tree Branches-Shells-Spiral Galaxies-Hurricanes-Reproductive Dynamics-Animal Flight Patterns

-Mona Lisa-The Last Supper-The Annunciation-The Virtruvian Man

-The Great Pyramid of Giza-The Parthenon-Nortre Dame-Taj Mahal-The United Nations Secretariat Building-Toronto CN Tower-Porch of Maidens

-Face-Forearm to hand-Fingers -Feet-Distance from navel to ground to height


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